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Hanna M. Zafar, MD

Hanna M. Zafar, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Urdu

Dr. Zafar is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2007

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Radnor 250 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Valley Forge 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard Berwyn, PA 19312 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Cupp Pavilion 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Atrium, Ground Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson College of Health Professions (Nursing)
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for Women Radiologists, National American College of Radiology, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Association of University Radiologists, National Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Local Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society, Local Radiological Society of North America, National Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research, National Society for Radiologists Ultrasound, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Zafar is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Zafar HM, Bugos E, Langlotz CP, Frasso R: Chasing a ghost”: factors influencing primary care physicians' follow-up of incidental findings Radiology : 2016.

Liao G, Liao J, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Time to Talk About Abdominal Imaging Findings of Indeterminate Malignant Potential: Can Radiologists Improve Imaging Follow Up Through Verbal Communication? American College of Radiology Annual Meeting, May 15-19 2016 : 2016.

Cho J, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Monitoring Follow-Up: Will Your Patient Return? ARRS 2016 Annual Meeting : 2016.

Weber CN, Lev-Toaff AS, Levine MS, Zafar HM: Impact of hysterectomy on three-dimensional rectosigmoid morphology and endoscopy performance: a pilot study Abdominal Radiology 41 (2): 311-6,2016.

Kaye A, Jha S, Zafar HM: Willingness to pay for Computed Tomography Colonography: A survey of patient preferences American Journal Roentgenology 2 (206): 355-8,2016.

Treadwell JR. Zafar HM, Mitchell MD, Tipton K, Teitelbaum U, Jue J: Imaging tests for the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A meta-analysis Pancreas : 2016.

Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Zafar HM, Epstein AJ, Paulson EP: Trends in Use of FDG-PET Imaging in Surveillance of Non-Small Cell Lung and Colorectal Cancer Journal of the American College of Radiology : S1546-1440(15)01271-5,2016.

Zafar HM: Radiology Secrets Plus, Chapter 27, CT and MRI of the lower gastrointestinal tract, CT Colonography Elsevier : 2016.

Zafar HM, Mulugeta P, Sloan C, Petersen D, Lalevic D, Cook TS: Follow that patient! Follow-up of patients with abdominal imaging findings of possible cancer. Radiologic Society of North America, Annual Meeting, Radiology Society of North America, 2015 Annual Meeting, Chicago IL November 29-December 4 : 2015.

J C Wildenberg, MD,PhD, Philadelphia, PA; P Chen, MD, MBA; C E Kahn, MD, MS; H M Zafar, MD; T S Cook, MD, PhD: Structured reporting of focal lesions in the abdomen to assess radiology trainees’ performance demonstrates decreased detection errors for suspicious lesions with increased training Radiologic Society of North America, Annual Meeting, November 29 - December 4th Chicago IL : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

One Silverstein
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-0422
Fax: (215) 746-3890
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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